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#648214 - 7th Jan 2012 4:39pm Gene Vincent perfomed in Irby/Greasby - when?
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Just remembered seeing a show by the legendary Gene at a rugby club(?)in either of the above locations - he was, of course, great to watch but it's a vague memory, probably early '70s.

Anyone remember this event? When was it? Any details/recollections?

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#648229 - 7th Jan 2012 5:27pm Re: Gene Vincent perfomed in Irby/Greasby - when? [Re: RamblingJack]
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He played at the

Essoldo, Birkenhead

Tower Ballroom, New Brighton

Majestic, Birkenhead (twice!)

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#648231 - 7th Jan 2012 5:29pm Re: Gene Vincent perfomed in Irby/Greasby - when? [Re: RamblingJack]
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#648255 - 7th Jan 2012 6:26pm Re: Gene Vincent perfomed in Irby/Greasby - when? [Re: diggingdeeper]
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Thanks for the link to website - I don't see any reference there to the Irby/Greasby date in either 1971 (the most likely tour, I reckon)or in 1970 dates, so my query still stands, as to "when", please?!

[I've just finished a related book, Gene Vincent and Eddie Cochran, rock'n'roll revolutionaries by John Collis - surpisingly informative, regarding both individuals, but noting Gene's deteriorating health into his final performances. Sad, really but he was indeed on form when(ever!) I saw him - I mainly recall a piercing stare, noticeable as this was a oerformance at close quarters, in a small venue]

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